Children, Teens, & Adults

September 19th – October 28th

Now open for registration!

Join the JAC Affiliated Artist Program!

This unique program for artists not only provides an opportunity to be affiliated with a nationally recognized arts organization, but also steers interested individuals and art patrons to their websites. Learn more…




Tayo Heuser
Looking in: Looking out

September 1 – October 8, 2016


Gallery Hours:
Wednesday-Saturday, 10am – 2pm
or by appointment

The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and beyond.

Our mission is to engage, enrich and inspire our community through extraordinary arts and educational experiences.

Arts Behind the Scenes: Cocktails & Conversations

10/04/2016–10/04/2016 | 5:30pm

ARTS BEHIND THE SCENES: COCKTAILS & CONVERSATIONS Tuesday, October 4th 5:30pm -7:30pm In partnership with the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County. Join us for an artful conversation with Exhibiting Artist Tayo Heuser and JAC Exhibitions Director Karen Conway. Questions from the audience welcome. Since 1994 the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County[…..]

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CD Release & Music Video Showcase

10/08/2016–10/08/2016 | 7:00pm

Jamestown Arts Center Presents: CD Release & Music Video Premiere Saturday, October 8th Doors at 6:30pm Concert at 7:00pm Francisco Pais  |  Lotus Project  |  Verde Sky Sabin Music Video Premiere $20 General Admission  |  $18 JAC Members   Featuring: Francisco Pais – Vox / Guitar Julian Shore – Piano Myron Walden – Tenor Godwin[…..]

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PARt: Ali Kenner Brodsky

10/21/2016–10/22/2016 | 7:30pm

Join us for the PREMIER of PARt Choreographed by Ali Kenner Brodsky Featuring live music by Huntress and Holder of Hands With Graphics by Cyrus Highsmith Friday, October 21st, 7:30pm & Saturday, October 22nd, 7:30pm Choreographer Ali Kenner Brodsky and musician MorganEve Swain team up once again to bring you PARt, a piece about conversations in and amongst words,[…..]

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For Adults

Year round classes where adults can flex their creativity, find a creative outlet or sharpen their skills. Classes offered in fine arts, technology and design.

For Teens

Teen classes are geared towards the dynamic adolescent brain – Creative classes & workshops in a variety of fine arts, technology and design driven mediums.

For Children

Children: Year round dynamic, hands on classes & vacation and summer camps designed especially for children. We offer creative birthday parties too!


Manhattan Short Film Festival


Join us for the Manhattan Short Film Festival! Friday, September 30th,  8:00pm & Saturday, October 1st, 8:00pm Tickets are $10 at the Door The same 10 shorts will be played both nights Read about Manhattan Short Film Festival here…


Looking in: Looking out – Tayo Heuser

09/01/2016–10/08/2016 | Opening Reception: Thursday, September 1, 6-8pm

  JOIN OF FOR THE OPENING RECEPTION OF LOOKING IN: LOOKING OUT Thursday, September 1, 6-8pm GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm September 1 – October 8, 2016 Foramen, 2016, inks on burnished paper, 42″ x 41.5″ The JAC is pleased to present an exhibit highlighting the last three years of Tayo Heuser’s[…..]


Newport Mercury Covers Heuser Exhibition

Posted on September 8, 2016

A white hot sun is there one second, gone the next. It sinks into a flattened antique yellow, and the precisely placed ripples in its orbit begin to vibrate. Concentric patterns spin under the guidance of a ring of golden light. Irradiant lines collide while maintaining their assertive form, giving the impression of a tunnel[…..]


Jamestown Arts Center PO Box 97 Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835 for more Information call: (401) 560-0979 or email


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